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M. Kilian McCurrie
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M. Kilian McCurrie


M. Kilian McCurrieMatthew Kilian McCurrie joined the English Department faculty in September, 2003. He teaches courses in English Composition and works with other faculty in curricular planning for the Composition Program. He received his Ph.D. in English Studies with emphasis in Composition/Rhetoric from Illinois State University in 2001. He completed his M.A. in English at the University of Notre Dame and a B.A. in English at Iona College. Prior to coming to Columbia, Kilian taught at Louisiana State University and the University of Hawaii.

At Louisiana State, he directed the LSU Writing Project, in collaboration with the National Writing Project. He worked closely with teachers in many schools in Louisiana. He has published essays about teaching writing and has given many presentations at national conferences such as National Conference of Teachers of English (NCTE), College Conference on Composition and Communication (CCCC's), and the Writing Across the Curriculum National Conference, as well as regional and local conferences. Among his recent and forthcoming publications are "From the Edges to the Center: Pedagogy's Role in Redefining English Departments" in Pedagogy 4:1 (Spring 2004), "Spiritual Identity, Teacher Identity, and the Teaching of Writing," in Journal of the Assembly of Expanded Perspectives on Learning volume 9: Winter 2003-2004, and "Crossing Boundaries: Reflective Practice, First-Year Composition and General Education" in Composition Studies, May 2002.

Office Location: English Department, Office #510, 5th floor, 33 E. Congress

Office Phone: (312) 369-8232

FAX: 312-369-8001

Email: mmccurrie@colum.edu

Mailing Address:
M. Kilian McCurrie
Department of English
Columbia College of Chicago
600 So. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605